Definition of 'creaky'
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The creaky old house and its odd inhabitants have not given up all their secrets. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That shopping is the new religion is a creaky old cliché. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There comes an inevitable time in life when the arthritic old joints become a bit too creaky for swings and chutes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Great news if you're creaky at the knees. BE YOUR BEST: How Anyone can become Fit, Healthy and Confident (2002)The offices were in a creaky old three-storey building. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)But the pop landscape has changed in his absence, and at times he looked a bit creaky. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I just hope that my creaky knees and dodgy back last the course. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A lift was added to make the four storeys easier on creaky knees. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A creaky door led to a small shower room with plush red towels. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We entered the throng, found the small reception area and were soon climbing slightly creaky stairs to our room. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I grew up in the frozen north, in a creaky old farmhouse with no central heating. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The crooked floors, creaky doors and reception crammed with bottles of wine are indicators that this isn't your typical country house hotel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The lifts are old and creaky and there are no ski passes: instead, you have to pay for each ride as you take it. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But there are so many other legendary challenges out there, and so few years left before my creaky old knees finally scream'you cannot be serious! Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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